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Ford Transit Connect MOT Results

Registered in 2011
59.1% pass rate
from 6,171 tests in 2017
(8.9% worse than other 2011 vans)
Pass rate by mileage
Failure rates by item

Here you can drill down into the failure rates for each item on the test. We've also compared the rates to the average results for 2011 vans and highlighted areas where the Ford Transit Connect is unusually good or bad.

  • 25% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (8.9% worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 11% fail on Registration plate lamp (17% worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 9.2% fail on Stop lamp (64% worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 4.3% fail on Position lamps (37% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 3.7% fail on Front lamps (33% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.71% fail on Rear lamps (56% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.065% fail on All position lamps
    • 4.1% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.3% fail on Direction indicators (34% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 3.3% fail on Flashing type (34% worse than other 2011 vans)
        • 2.6% fail on Individual lamps (65% worse than other 2011 vans)
        • 0.41% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.26% fail on Side repeaters (64% better than other 2011 vans)
    • 3.2% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.2% fail on Headlamp
    • 0.53% fail on Rear fog lamp (68% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.53% fail on Fog lamp (68% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.032% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.41% fail on Battery (2 times worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 0.36% fail on Horn (43% better than other 2011 vans)
    • 0.11% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.049% fail on Hazard warning (83% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.032% fail on Switch (84% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.016% fail on Lamp
    • 0.032% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.016% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 13% fail on Brakes (29% worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 8.6% fail on Brake performance (100% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 7.4% fail on Parking brake performance (180% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 3.5% fail on Rear wheels (91% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.55% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.45% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.24% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.032% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.6% fail on Hub components
      • 3.2% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.55% fail on Brake discs (41% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.18% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.016% fail on Brake linings
    • 1.8% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 1.7% fail on Components
        • 1.5% fail on Pipes
        • 0.15% fail on Hoses
        • 0.032% fail on Cylinders
        • 0.032% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.016% fail on Servos
      • 0.065% fail on Leaks
      • 0.016% fail on Operation
    • 0.75% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.75% fail on Pedal
        • 0.71% fail on Anti-slip
        • 0.032% fail on Condition
    • 0.26% fail on Parking brake (60% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.26% fail on Condition (60% better than other 2011 vans)
    • 0.23% fail on Electronic stability system (110% worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 0.23% fail on ABS
    • 0.065% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.032% fail on Lever
      • 0.032% fail on Cable
    • 0.049% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.032% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.016% fail on Operation
      • 0.016% fail on Pressure/vacuum build up
  • 7.9% fail on Tyres (33% worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 4.6% fail on Tread depth (33% worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 3.8% fail on Condition (42% worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 0.065% fail on Size/type
    • 0.049% fail on Valve stem
  • 7.5% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 4.7% fail on Wipers (22% worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 2.0% fail on Washers (28% better than other 2011 vans)
    • 0.91% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.29% fail on Mirrors (60% better than other 2011 vans)
    • 0.032% fail on Bonnet
  • 7.4% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (4 times worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 5.5% fail on Fuel system (7 times worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 1.7% fail on System (6 times worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 1.5% fail on Tank (9 times worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 1.0% fail on Pipe (10 times worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.99% fail on Hose (13 times worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.53% fail on Cap (2 times worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 2.2% fail on Exhaust system (2 times worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 0.36% fail on Emissions not tested (2 times worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 0.097% fail on Emissions
  • 6.0% fail on Suspension (50% better than other 2011 vans)
    • 2.9% fail on Anti-roll bars (24% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 2.0% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (22% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.49% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (48% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.39% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.049% fail on Presence (8 times worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.032% fail on Attachment
      • 0.016% fail on Condition
    • 1.4% fail on Wheel bearings (42% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 1.3% fail on Front (77% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.032% fail on Rear (85% better than other 2011 vans)
    • 0.96% fail on Drive shafts (60% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.92% fail on Front drive shafts (61% better than other 2011 vans)
        • 0.79% fail on Constant velocity joints (66% better than other 2011 vans)
        • 0.097% fail on Drive shafts (5 times worse than other 2011 vans)
        • 0.032% fail on Couplings
      • 0.032% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.032% fail on Drive shafts
    • 0.78% fail on Suspension arms (58% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.78% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (57% better than other 2011 vans)
    • 0.44% fail on Front suspension joints (39% better than other 2011 vans)
    • 0.11% fail on Shock absorbers (89% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.11% fail on Condition (89% better than other 2011 vans)
    • 0.081% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.065% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.016% fail on Attachment
    • 0.065% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.032% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.032% fail on Spring mounting
    • 0.016% fail on Leaf springs
      • 0.016% fail on Pins and bushes
        • 0.016% fail on Anchor
    • 0.016% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.016% fail on Location
    • 0.016% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.016% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 1.5% fail on Steering (52% better than other 2011 vans)
    • 1.2% fail on Steering system (56% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.44% fail on Track rod end (81% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.39% fail on Steering rack (190% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.23% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.081% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.049% fail on Free play
        • 0.049% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.032% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.31% fail on Power steering
      • 0.11% fail on Operation
      • 0.11% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.11% fail on Other components
      • 0.016% fail on Electronic power steering
    • 0.016% fail on Steering operation
  • 1.1% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.36% fail on Body condition
    • 0.31% fail on Seats
      • 0.31% fail on Passengers (4 times worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 0.24% fail on Engine mountings (4 times worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 0.081% fail on Doors (68% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.049% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.016% fail on Drivers
      • 0.016% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.049% fail on Body security
    • 0.049% fail on Spare wheel
  • 0.96% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.96% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.47% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (56% better than other 2011 vans)
    • 0.31% fail on Seat belts (44% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.24% fail on Condition
      • 0.032% fail on Requirements
      • 0.016% fail on Attachment
      • 0.016% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.18% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (67% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.16% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (68% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.016% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.081% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.049% fail on Attachment
    • 0.032% fail on Condition
  • 0.016% fail on Towbars
    • 0.016% fail on Towbar